Re: dual layered DVD's vs single layer etc....
On Monday 04 December 2006 10:54, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Alan Ianson wrote:
> > On Sunday 03 December 2006 13:11, Sven Arvidsson wrote:
> >> On Sun, 2006-12-03 at 20:51 +0000, Michael Fothergill wrote:
> >>> Once it gets to that size would dual layered DVD iso images be
> >>> considered to be parked in the repositories?
> >> Seems like there have been talk about this, but it haven't happened so
> >> far. See http://lists.debian.org/debian-cd/2005/07/msg00039.html and
> >> related messages/threads on the debian-cd mailing list.
> > I made the move to dvd images a while ago and at this point would gladly
> > go with DL dvd images if they were available. I have the technology.
> So do I. But certainly not (ever?) the bandwidth.
In the early days of the internet when dial-up lines were clogged with users
and busy signals bandwidth was an issue. I haven't had a problem with
bandwidth for a long time now and as far as I know it's not an issue anymore.
I guess it is still an issue for anyone using dial-up and in a case like that
a net install is likely in order.
When I first started using linux I was still using dial-up myself. In those
days I downloaded the first two cd's and most of what I needed was on those
disks, only a small number of packages was downloaded from my sources.list,
much patience was needed.. :)
My current isp provides amazing speed and bandwidth, I don't miss those
dial-up days at all.. :)